Wesley's men's basketball team went to Banneker Elementary School on October 24 to spend time with students who were practicing for the Delaware Special Olympics Basketball Skills Competition, which will take place on November 5. Team members played pickup games with the students and helped them develop their games.
Men's soccer celebrated their Senior Day during the regular season finale against Salisbury on Oct. 29. The team lost 3-1, but their 8-8-1 record is strong enough to potentially secure a berth in the ECAC Tournament, which would mark their second consecutive postseason appearance.
Wesley senior Payton Rose was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week and was named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 28. He collected four tackles, 1.5 sacks, and five pass breakups in the Wolverines' 75-12 victory over Virginia-Lynchburg on Oct. 25.
Wesley's Eman Amao has been named the CAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season. He played a large role in the Wolverines' victory over Mary Washington on October 25, tallying two assists and scoring the game-winning goal.
Wesley quarterback Joe Callahan currently ranks first among Division III quarterbacks with 31 touchdown passes so far this season. The junior threw for five scores in football's 75-12 win over Virginia University of Lynchburg on October 25 and has already surpassed his total from 2013 (29).
Several Wesley football players and coaches read to students at Fairview Elementary last week as part of the Jumpstart Read for the Record program. The book of choice was "Bunny Cakes," a comical story of sibling bonding and story shenanigans.
Wesley running back Ben Martin was named to the D3football.com Team of the Week following the game against Menlo on October 18. Martin scored three touchdowns and gained 194 yards on just five carries in the 70-2 blowout victory.
Wesley running back Ben Martin was featured in the Delaware State News following his impressive game against Menlo on October 18. Martin gained 194 yards and scored three touchdowns on just five carries in the team's 70-2 win.
Wesley kicker Eric Speidel was named the ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against Menlo on October 18. He set a school record by going 10-10 on extra point attempts in the 70-2 victory.
Wesley College retired the numbers of two field hockey standouts, Middletown resident Brooke Tadlock and Dover resident Madison Leone. During their time at Wesley, the two student-athletes put together some of the most impressive careers in the program's history. Tadlock played for the Wolverines from 2007-10, amassing 53 goals and 17 assists in those seasons. She currently ranks fourth all-time in goals scored and tenth in career assists. Her 123 total points is the fourth-best mark...[more]